The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 607 625
Rank change year-on-year +61 +18  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 369 338 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.02% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 320 297 338
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec.

Salary trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 360 £55,000 +13.40% 49
London +98 161 £62,500 +13.63% 20
South East +13 92 £55,000 +16.40% 10
Berkshire +54 50 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East of England +2 41 £42,000 -5.61% 5
North West -22 27 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Surrey +25 23 £60,000 +27.65% 1
Reading +27 20 £58,000 +13.17% 1
City of London +15 18 £55,000 -17.60% 4
Hertfordshire -4 14 £62,500 +40.44% 3
South West -6 14 £38,750 -31.41% 3
Ipswich +18 13 £42,000 -16.00%
Suffolk +12 13 £42,000 +29.23%
West Yorkshire +14 12 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire -11 12 £32,500 - 2
Manchester -31 12 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Bracknell - 12 £47,500 - 1
Redhill -2 11 £60,000 +27.65%
Warrington - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 10 £45,000 - 4
Birmingham +16 9 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kent +13 8 £44,000 -41.33% 1
Bristol -30 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire -17 7 £32,500 -13.33% 4
East Midlands +12 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds +5 5 £41,250 +26.92%
Essex +4 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Wokingham - 5 £38,000 -
Camberley +19 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 474 (75.84%) Cisco
2 454 (72.64%) Firewall
3 407 (65.12%) VPN
4 323 (51.68%) BGP
5 305 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
6 302 (48.32%) OSPF
7 274 (43.84%) MPLS
8 242 (38.72%) SSL
9 241 (38.56%) WAN
10 224 (35.84%) Juniper
11 221 (35.36%) CCNP
11 221 (35.36%) Cisco ASA
12 188 (30.08%) Data Centre
13 184 (29.44%) Wireless
14 183 (29.28%) Network Security
15 177 (28.32%) Linux
16 174 (27.84%) LAN
17 173 (27.68%) DNS
17 173 (27.68%) CheckPoint
18 167 (26.72%) F5
19 159 (25.44%) VLAN
20 157 (25.12%) Cisco Nexus
21 151 (24.16%) Palo Alto
22 141 (22.56%) TCP/IP
23 136 (21.76%) EIGRP
24 123 (19.68%) Load Balancing
25 113 (18.08%) VMware
26 112 (17.92%) DHCP
26 112 (17.92%) CCNA
27 111 (17.76%) Windows

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.20%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (1.76%) Apache
4 11 (1.76%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.12%) IIS
7 6 (0.96%) nginx
8 5 (0.80%) CMS
8 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.48%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.48%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Zimbra
Applications
1 13 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 16 (2.56%) Office 365
5 10 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.60%) SaaS
6 9 (1.44%) IaaS
7 8 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.12%) Akamai
9 6 (0.96%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.80%) PaaS
11 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.64%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.48%) G Suite
12 3 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 454 (72.64%) Firewall
2 407 (65.12%) VPN
3 323 (51.68%) BGP
4 302 (48.32%) OSPF
5 274 (43.84%) MPLS
6 242 (38.72%) SSL
7 241 (38.56%) WAN
8 221 (35.36%) Cisco ASA
9 184 (29.44%) Wireless
10 183 (29.28%) Network Security
11 174 (27.84%) LAN
12 173 (27.68%) DNS
13 159 (25.44%) VLAN
14 157 (25.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 141 (22.56%) TCP/IP
16 136 (21.76%) EIGRP
17 112 (17.92%) DHCP
18 99 (15.84%) HSRP
19 98 (15.68%) VoIP
20 95 (15.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.04%) MySQL
2 15 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.64%) Big Data
5 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.64%) Redis
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.32%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.32%) DocumentDB
6 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.76%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.16%) Selenium
7 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 86 (13.76%) Finance
2 78 (12.48%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.00%) Banking
4 24 (3.84%) Games
5 23 (3.68%) Retail
6 17 (2.72%) Legal
7 9 (1.44%) Marketing
8 5 (0.80%) Digital Economy
8 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.80%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.64%) French Language
9 4 (0.64%) German Language
10 3 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 329 (52.64%) Network Engineer
2 101 (16.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 95 (15.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 80 (12.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 74 (11.84%) Support Engineer
6 54 (8.64%) Juniper Engineer
7 53 (8.48%) Security Engineer
8 52 (8.32%) Network Support
9 46 (7.36%) Analyst
10 42 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
11 40 (6.40%) Network Security Engineer
12 37 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (4.80%) Network Analyst
14 26 (4.16%) Architect
15 25 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
16 23 (3.68%) Senior Support Engineer
17 20 (3.20%) Senior Network Support
17 20 (3.20%) Senior Network Support Engineer
18 19 (3.04%) Cisco Analyst
18 19 (3.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.68%) 802.1X
2 24 (3.84%) REST
3 13 (2.08%) Web Services
4 11 (1.76%) JSON
5 10 (1.60%) HTML
6 7 (1.12%) XML
7 6 (0.96%) CSS
8 3 (0.48%) Memcached
9 1 (0.16%) .NET
9 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.16%) CGI
9 1 (0.16%) COM
9 1 (0.16%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.16%) Kafka
9 1 (0.16%) LAMP
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) Node.js
9 1 (0.16%) SAML
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 70 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.76%) PKI
4 25 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.08%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.08%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
10 10 (1.60%) Blog
10 10 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.28%) Clustering
13 6 (0.96%) PACS
13 6 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.64%) FlexPod
14 4 (0.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 177 (28.32%) Linux
2 111 (17.76%) Windows
3 40 (6.40%) Unix
4 38 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (5.60%) Windows Server
7 30 (4.80%) CentOS
8 18 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (2.56%) Kali Linux
10 10 (1.60%) Debian
10 10 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.28%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.48%) Solaris
15 2 (0.32%) CatOS
15 2 (0.32%) VMS
16 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (19.68%) Load Balancing
2 97 (15.52%) Network Design
3 84 (13.44%) ITIL
4 66 (10.56%) Network Management
5 61 (9.76%) Presales
6 44 (7.04%) High Availability
7 42 (6.72%) DevOps
8 40 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
8 40 (6.40%) Mentoring
8 40 (6.40%) SIEM
9 38 (6.08%) Project Management
10 37 (5.92%) Change Management
11 34 (5.44%) Analytics
11 34 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (5.12%) Network Architecture
13 31 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
14 27 (4.32%) Migration
14 27 (4.32%) Problem Management
15 26 (4.16%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.12%) Python
2 57 (9.12%) Perl
3 40 (6.40%) Bash Shell
4 30 (4.80%) Shell Script
5 28 (4.48%) SQL
6 27 (4.32%) C
7 24 (3.84%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.20%) C++
9 15 (2.40%) Ruby
10 11 (1.76%) Java
11 5 (0.80%) C-shell
11 5 (0.80%) Korn
12 3 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.16%) Go
14 1 (0.16%) Tcl
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 305 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
2 221 (35.36%) CCNP
3 112 (17.92%) CCNA
4 82 (13.12%) Degree
5 78 (12.48%) CCIE
6 51 (8.16%) Security Cleared
7 50 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 21 (3.36%) CCDP
9 20 (3.20%) CISSP
10 18 (2.88%) CEH
11 17 (2.72%) GIAC
12 16 (2.56%) JNCIA
13 13 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.92%) CISM
15 11 (1.76%) GSEC
15 11 (1.76%) JNCIS
15 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (1.60%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.60%) JNCIP
17 9 (1.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 28 (4.48%) SLA
2 27 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.12%) COBIT
3 7 (1.12%) PMO
4 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.80%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.64%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.48%) FISMA
7 3 (0.48%) QA
8 2 (0.32%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) GDPR
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (9.60%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.40%) vSphere
5 14 (2.24%) Snort
6 13 (2.08%) KVM
7 12 (1.92%) Docker
7 12 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (1.44%) pfSense
9 7 (1.12%) Firmware
10 6 (0.96%) iptables
11 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.64%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.64%) vCloud
12 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.64%) Xen
13 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.32%) Varnish
14 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 31 (4.96%) FortiGate
2 23 (3.68%) Nagios
3 20 (3.20%) Puppet
4 17 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (2.72%) Nessus
4 17 (2.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (2.56%) Nmap
5 16 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.08%) OpenNebula
7 12 (1.92%) Cisco CME
8 11 (1.76%) EnCase
8 11 (1.76%) Nexpose
9 10 (1.60%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.28%) Cacti
10 8 (1.28%) SCOM
11 5 (0.80%) Ansible
11 5 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (0.64%) WMI
13 3 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 474 (75.84%) Cisco
2 224 (35.84%) Juniper
3 173 (27.68%) CheckPoint
4 167 (26.72%) F5
5 151 (24.16%) Palo Alto
6 113 (18.08%) VMware
7 103 (16.48%) Microsoft
8 54 (8.64%) SolarWinds
9 39 (6.24%) Avaya
10 38 (6.08%) HP
10 38 (6.08%) NetApp
11 35 (5.60%) Fortinet
11 35 (5.60%) Riverbed
12 33 (5.28%) Citrix
13 29 (4.64%) Arista
14 27 (4.32%) SonicWALL
15 21 (3.36%) Brocade
16 20 (3.20%) Blue Coat
16 20 (3.20%) Red Hat
17 18 (2.88%) WatchGuard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: bonus + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago